Cyber bullying: share of bullied students 2012-2013, by grade

This statistic presents the percentage of students in the United States who were cyber bullied, divided by grade. During the school year 2012-13, 6.4 percent of eighth graders were harassed and bullied online. Cyber bullying includes unwanted contact by threatening or insulting the respondent via digital communications as well as sharing private information online.

Percentage of U.S. students who were cyber bullied as of school year 2012-2013, by grade

Share of students
6th5.9%
7th7%
8th6.4%
9th6.7%
10th8.6%
11th6.8%
12th5.9%
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Sources

Release date

April 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

School year 2012-13

Age group

12 to 18 years

Special properties

Grade 6 to 12

Supplementary notes

The School Crime Supplement sample includes students ages 12–18 and, therefore, might not be representative of students in 6th grade. Comparisons between students in 6th grade and those in other grades should be made with caution.

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